Congress has passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 and the president is expected to sign it into law.
BPA in Plastics Requires a Prop 65 Warning — for Food Containers, California Imposes a Generic Point-of-Sale Warning
Last year the State of California added Bisphenol A (BPA) to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm under Prop 65 [the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986], a law which requires warnings for such exposures in California. The warning requirement kicked in a year later – May 11, 2016.
Much has been written about business interruption losses following Superstorm Sandy and still more, of late, concerning the type of losses that might flow from a directed cyber-attack targeting U.S. infrastructure.
Last week, Clean Edge published a report titled the “U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index” (“Index”) that ranked Massachusetts as the second state and Boston as the seventh metro area in the U.S. according to its scoring methodology.
This is the final installment in a three-part series on letters of credit by attorneys in Fox Rothschild’s Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice.
New York State is actively promoting the development and implementation of renewable energy sources.
Massachusetts High Court Rules Global Warming Solutions Act Mandates Annual, Declining Restrictions On GHG Emissions
In a decision that will have far-reaching consequences for the Massachusetts economy, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA), passed in 2008, mandates the imposition of annual, declining limits on greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions.
On May 18, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revised Notice 2016-31 (Notice), its recent guidance on meeting the beginning of construction requirements for wind and other qualified facilities (including biomass, geothermal, landfill gas, trash, hydropower, and marine and hydrokinetic facilities).
On May 12, 2016, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a pre-publication version of a final rule that sets the first-ever federal limits on methane emissions for new, reconstructed, and modified oil and gas sources.